1 – PARTICIPATION: 1 February to 1 July 2020.
The 4th "BEAVERS LAUGH" Bobritsa Cartoon Competition is open to all graphic artists, who can enter works that have not been awarded until the closing date of the entries, in the cartoon, caricature and comics modalities (The comic strip should have only one page).
The opening of the Exhibition will be 12 September 2020, with the official announcement of the winners of the contest.
Each artist can enroll with the maximum of five (5) UNPUBLISHED works in the preferable format 30x40 cm (А4 minimum) and using any technique. On the back of each drawing, or in registration must include the author's full name, address (with ZIP code), email, phone number, ID number, social security number and bank account (or, please, send this information by email along with electronic copies of your artworks).
The artist can participate by sending their work to email@example.com (with maximum size of 5 megabytes) or sending the originals to:
Bobritsa Cartoon Competition
27 Naberezhaya Street,
Bobritsa, Kiev-Sviatoshin District,
Kiev Region, 08142,
2 – THEME
The theme of the 4th Bobritsa Cartoon Competition is Lake .
Although the name of the contest is BEAVERS LAUGH (in Ukrainian language the name of the village Bobritsa originates from "beaver"), this does NOT mean that your works should be only about beavers. First of all, they should be original, smart and funny, please do not restrict yourself by beavers as heroes!
But we have our SPECIAL BEAVER AWARD for beavers’ theme as well!
So, if the "heroes" of your artwork are beavers your work shall be considered for BOTH (a) main theme awards and (b) special award BEAVER AWARD nominations with a chance to win both of them!
3 – AWARDS
First prize: euro 500 (five hundred).
Second prize: euro 300 (three hundred).
Third prize: euro 200 (two hundred).
Appreciation awards (7): euro 100 (one hundred) each.
Special BEAVER AWARD (for artworks where beavers ARE the heroes): euro 300 (three hundred).
4 – OTHER RULES
Before the official announcement of the winners by the Jury the organizer reserve the right to publish electronic copies of the finalist artworks (from which the Jury will make its final selection) with the purpose to determine with the help of the public if any of submitted artwork repeats or copies previously published cartoons.
The awarded artworks will be considered acquisitive and will become part the property of the organizer, and all winning artist assign their copyright and property rights worldwide to the organizer from the date when their artworks were submitted.
The works will not be returned.
May not participate in this competition officials of Bobritsa village community, their relatives and anyone involved in the organization.
The award cash amounts are payable only upon the receipt of the original artworks of the winners by the organizers of the Competition to the personal bank accounts of the winners providing in writing (email) with copies of their passports (if required by the bank).
The organizer of the competition is Mr. Sergei Konnov (of Bobritsa village community) and he has full discretion to decline any submission before jury's consideration and to revoke / cancel any prize awarded by the jury in case of facts of plagiarism, repetition of the plot etc.
The simple inscription configures automatic participant's agreement to all such terms.
For any information, please, contact: firstname.lastname@example.org
or +380 67 235-2536.